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  • Clarke County youths participate in Jr. FIRST LEGO League

    Clarke County 4-H Clover Kids program had three Jr. FIRST LEGO League teams coached by Jamie, Marcia and Cole Pontier.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • #ISU99 ISU Cyclone Scavenger Hunt held in Clarke County

    Iowa State University Extension and Outreach brings Iowa State University’s programs, people and message to Iowa’s citizens via a 99-county campus. 
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • New pastor at Grace Bible Church

    There is a new pastor at Grace Bible Church. Pastor Chuck Myer was born in Des Moines in 1947. He graduated from high school in 1966. From 1964 to 197 ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Murray blood drive planned

    MURRAY — As school gets back in session and summer comes to an end, LifeServe Blood Center is urging eligible students and other blood donors to get b ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Wade named president, chief executive officer of HCI-VNS

    WEST DES MOINES — Tray Wade, MHA, MA, has been named president and chief executive officer of HCI Care Services and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa (H ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Council to update ordinances regarding litter, interference with official acts

    Two city ordinances will be updated in order to comply with the Iowa Code.Every year, the city of Os ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • New ‘Star’ in town

    MURRAY – Reach for the stars. Murray has a new business in town – Southern Star Coffee and More.“We’ ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Special Osceola election scheduled in November may change length of mayoral term

    Osceola citizens will soon have a chance to vote on whether the mayor’s term should be extended from two years to four.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 3:32 pm
  • Bianchi concert to be held Aug. 27

    On Saturday, Aug. 27, the classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi will perform at the United Methodist Church in Osceola.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Hopeville Music Festival to host cribbage tourney Sept. 11

    HOPEVILLE — On Sunday, Sept. 11, the tiny town of Hopeville will hold its 38th annual Hopeville Rural Music Reunion.
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Recreational handgun shoot planned

    Russell Sportsmen’s Club will hold a recreational handgun shoot 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21. The public i ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Gov. Branstad Iowa State Fair scholarship recipients announced

    DES MOINES — Iowa College Aid has announced Kethryn Eyheralde of Centerville and Kaitlyn Boyer of Weldon as recipients of the 2016 Governor Terry E. B ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Community invited to educational grief support group

    Beginning Sept. 12, HCI Hospice Care Services and Kale Funeral Home will be offering an educational grief support group, “Understanding Your Grief,” u ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Adair County group looks to expand wind turbine project

    Over the past nine years, 10 wind turbines have been erected in Adair and Cass counties, providing the local communities with power and an added tax b ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • New school route in effect for Clarke

    Beginning Aug. 23, the first day of school, a new procedure will be in effect: parents and guardians of Clarke middle and high school students will al ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:06 pm
  • Gotta catch ‘em all

    Is capturing that Pikachu really worth it?A new phenomenon has taken hold of the country — “Pokemon ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 12:06 pm
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